Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
Other duties as assigned (everyone in the office is cross trained) Required Skills: 1+ year conducting digital X-ray and CT scans. 1+ years experience working as a dental assistant is preferred....
1 day ago
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Part Time Dental Sterilization Technician position open for immediate hire in a busy Davie dental office. We will train you as needed. This is a chance to work with a great team in a state of the...
9 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance - Cooper City, FL (9 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Overview We have an immediate opening for a Dental Assistant for our affiliate practice; Main Street Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics South Broward located in Cooper City, FL 33024.This is a full...
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Hialeah, FL (20 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Our Dental Assistants often get full-time hours at only one location....
1 day ago
Davie, FL (3 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
the dentist in chair side,making temporary crowns and bridges, cleaning, organizing, and calling patients if needed * Will be required to occasionally do front-desk work * Must now dental software DENTRIX...
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Miami, FL (24 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Apply now Your qualifications: X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify, otherwise preferred FL Dental Assisting Certification required Past experience as a Pediatric Dental Assistant...
4 hours ago
University of Miami - Miami, FL (24 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Furthermore, the Dental Assistant records findings, changes barriers, and sterilizes equipment....
7 hours ago
Sage Dental - Deerfield Beach, FL (12 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
benefit education Proficiently make temporary crowns and bridges Packing cord Providing assistance to the office and Dentist with daily operations as needed Requirements: Expanded functions/expanded...
Pompano Beach, FL (7 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Dental Assistant Responsibilities include: Demonstrate superior knowledge of all doctor systems and assisting processes....
1 day ago
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dental Assistant immediate opening for a full-time position in Plantation. MUST be a licensed dental assistant OR at least a minimum of 2 years' work experience as a dental assistant....
1 day ago
Sage Dental - Boca Raton, FL (17 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Our Dental Assistants professionally assist the General Dentist chair side in a fast paced environment....
Dental Care Alliance - Miami Beach, FL (24 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have at least 1 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience; X-ray license, preferred; We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!...
Dental Care Alliance - Plantation, FL (3 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have 2 years of hands on Dental Assistant experience....
Miami, FL (24 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Seeking full time Dental Assistant with excellent communication skills for two dental offices one in South Miami and the other one in Doral....
9 hours ago
Sage Dental - Coral Springs, FL (13 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL)
duties and radiography certifications At least two years of previous dental chairside assisting experience...
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Fort Lauderdale, FL

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Fort Lauderdale, FL as reported by the BLS.


Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Fort Lauderdale, FL offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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